Openet, a leading provider of Service Optimization Software (SOS) to tier one communications service providers, today announces the appointment of Steve Pozzobon to vice president of sales, North America. Pozzobon will be responsible for sales of Openet’s SOS suite to North American mobile and wireline service providers.
“Steve is an accomplished business executive, and his sales and strategic planning aptitude will lead our North American team to new growth opportunities for Openet,” said Philip Hogan, global vice president of sales and services at Openet. “Steve’s deep expertise in organizational planning and development, financial analysis and complex deal negotiations will help drive Openet’s sales goals for 2012.”
Pozzobon brings more than 20 years of progressive telecom and business development experience to Openet, having worked in senior management roles at companies such as Bell Advanced Communications, Logic Communications and USN Communications. Prior to joining the Company, he spent 11 years serving as the operations director for Cisco Systems. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University and a master’s degree in business administration from University of Western Ontario.
“As a market leader, Openet’s growth and success will continue to be tied to its seasoned leadership team,” said Pozzobon. “The Company is poised for extensive growth in North America, and I look forward to driving success through stronger relationships with key service providers.”
Openet (openet.com) is a leading provider of Service Optimization Software (SOS) tailored to meet the evolving needs of communications service providers, or CSPs, including wireless, wireline and cable network operators. Openet’s integrated, high-performance software solutions provide real-time policy management, rating, charging and subscriber data management solutions to enable real-time, contextual network resource allocation and monetization decisions based on information about the end user and the service being used. CSPs use Openet’s SOS solutions to enhance quality of service, create a more personalized end user experience, develop new business models and dynamically control network resources.